Mickey Stephens & Friends – Tickets – The Evening Muse – Charlotte, NC – December 8th, 2018

Mickey Stephens & Friends

Mickey Stephens & Friends

Sat, December 8, 2018

Doors: 10:00 pm / Show: 10:30 pm

The Evening Muse

Charlotte, NC

$5.00

Postponed

Due to tonight's pending inclement weather, we have rescheduled this show for Sat. Mar. 9th at 10:30pm. 

Mickey Stephens & Friends
Mickey Stephens & Friends
Mickey Stephens is a songwriter/musician from Northern Ireland. He fronted Irish punk soul band The Mighty Shamrocks but emigrated to America in 1985 to escape the “troubles”. He eventually settled in South Carolina. In Charlotte in 2014, Mickey began recording new songs and enlisted Otis Hughes on bass. Poor Blue was formed from this nucleus with Jeff Kephart on drums and Tom Williams on lead guitar.

In March 2018, the group released “Wasteground”, a biographical song cycle about Stephens’ childhood and youth during the Northern Irish troubles. This collection of moody, jazz, punk & folk influenced songs about Stephens’ journey through PTSD has been highly praised in America and Europe.

Berlin DJ Lord Litter: “The album has incredible depth”
John Amen in No Depression: “a sublime work or art”
Mark Kemp in Creative Loafing: “mesmerizing”
Robert Kreutzer in Garagerocktopia: “the very best songs about that period I have heard. The lyrics and music indeed convey the darkness of what that time must have been like.”

Wasteground was recently named one of the top ten albums of the year by Creative Loafing.
Venue Information:
The Evening Muse
3227 N. Davidson St.
Charlotte, NC
http://www.eveningmuse.com/